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June 2015

Event Review: Mental Health Night

The Mental Health Night was a cosy event this year, attended by 34 students who got to have an engaging discussion with some fantastic speakers. Leonie Auld spoke exquisitely of her own personal story, and the journey with major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder type II. Neal Bodel from Lifeline detailed a recent study of mental health in FIFO workers and how….

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June 2015

Event Review: Multidisciplinary Night

72 budding young SPINRPHEX and WAALHIIBE members converged on the Murdoch lecture theatre for the ever popular Multi-D Night. During the evening we were treated to insightful presentations from Breast Screen WA’s Angela Hellewell and Me Watch Health’s Ziggy Fatnowna before a team act finale from the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s Jeanette Sparks and Graham Johnson. Following short refuelling break students had….

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June 2015

2014 SPINRPHEX Rural Scholarship Recipient

Our 6th year medical elective is a wonderful opportunity to explore an area of medicine that takes us out of our comfort zone and exposes us to a medical field yet unexplored. Thanks to the assistance of the SPINRPHEX Rural Scholarship I was able to undertake a month of my elective in beautiful Broome, Western Australia. I worked within Broome Hospital, at….

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June 2015

2015 SPINRPHEX Camp

Fun was had by all who attended the 2015 SPINRPHEX Camp at Dwellingup on the 10th-12th of April. The weekend away started with a quiz on Friday night before workshops and outdoor activities on the Saturday. On Saturday students participated in suturing, trauma, LA injection and ECG workshops where they had the opportunity to learn some new skills. Despite the rain many students….